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Martin Luther King Day Celebration at LFCC

News Release

For Immediate Release:
Jan. 14, 2014

Primary Media Contact:

Leslie Kelley
Communications Specialist

Phone: 540-868-7134
Fax: 540-868-4081


Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) Middletown Campus will celebrate Martin Luther King Day on Monday, January 20th, from noon to 1:00 p.m.  The event is open to the general public at no charge and will be held in the Thompson Conference Center of the Corron Building.

The guest speaker is Dr. Miles Davis, Dean of Shenandoah University's Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business. His presentation is entitled, "More than a Dreamer." Winners of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest and "Walking King's Talk" Award will be announced at the event. 

 LFCC's Middletown Campus conducts the MLK Day event each year, and solicits essay entries and nominations for the Walking King's Talk Award from the College community and general public.  Sarah Ryker, Student Activities Specialist, is coordinating this year's activities and may be contacted by email at


Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a comprehensive, multi-campus public institution of higher education. Through its three locations — the Fauquier and Middletown Campuses and the Luray-Page County Center — the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and Piedmont regions.  The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.

Lord Fairfax Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lord Fairfax Community College. LFCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation or disability in its programs or activities.


LFCC provides a positive, caring and dynamic learning environment that
inspires student success, values diversity and promotes community vitality.